Whether you’re new to plant-based cooking, or just looking for a streamlined weeknight dinner, you can’t beat these easy vegan meals. Each one offers a good source of protein, heart-healthy fats, and fiber to keep you full and fueled. These vegan dinner ideas making eating veggies delicious and interesting.
They’re also easy to switch up based on your preferences, what’s in season, or who you’re cooking for. Meal prep all of this plant-based goodness for yourself, or share it with the whole family. (The recipes offer enticing appeal to sneak in extra veggies for kids!)
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Easy Vegan Meals to Try this Week:
This recipe leans on pantry staples to create a nutritious and flavorful one pot meal. A reader (and personal!) favorite, this gluten free recipe is a complete source of plant protein, and surely to become a family favorite.
This pressure cooker soup uses a mix of fresh and canned veggies for a wholesome, weeknight-friendly meal. Endlessly versatile, this soul-soothing soup is here to nourish. (Slow cooker instructions are also available.)
Spaghetti Squash with Vegan Vodka Sauce, mushrooms, and spinach is a hearty and healthy dinner. One of the best homemade pasta sauces, you won’t believe how easy and tasty it is. (Oh, and PS- it doesn’t ACTUALLY contain vodka, so 100% kid-friendly.)
This easy tofu stir-fry comes together in just 30 minutes and is perfect for a healthy weeknight dinner. Use whichever veggies you like/have in hand, and double batch the sauce for good measure! (Trust me, it’s THAT good.)
This skillet meal spotlights everything there is love about the classic Middle Eastern dip. Serve with crusty bread or warm pita, over couscous, or simply as is for a crowd-pleasing entree or appetizer.
Instead of cream, this vegan soup recipe uses blended cashews to achieve top-notch creaminess. Plus, it comes together in one pot and is rich fiber and plant protein. Basically, a pot of pure comfort!
This hearty slow cooker soup is full of anti-inflammatory spices, fiber, and protein to keep you full and nourished. Instant Pot instructions also included.
Balsamic-Glazed Tofu with roasted red peppers is a quick and easy meal that comes together in just 20 minutes. Serve with green beans or broccoli with your grain of choice (I love using couscous or quinoa).
Talk about nutritious comfort food at its finest! This easy pasta recipe features a meaty blend of mushrooms, lots of garlic, and a luscious cashew-cream sauce. Pro tip: Use chickpea or lentil pasta for extra protein.
These crispy tofu bowls include charred broccoli, scallions, and a creamy almond butter drizzle. Meal prep-friendly, and the sauce is 100% worth double batching!
I hope you’re inspired by these vegan dinner ideas!